Happily Ever…?

Geez, two new stories published this week, both with not-happy endings? What’s up with that? Am I really that dour? Do I hate happiness? Do I find sweet endings to be distasteful? Am I just a sourpuss?

Honestly, it’s just that those were two of the stories that happened to get bought. If you look at my other published works, you’ll find that in general I do enjoy happy endings.

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Submit Again

In 2003, Marvel Comics established an initiative called Tsunami Comics. They released a number of series all at once, including Mystique, Runaways, Inhumans, Emma Frost, and I’m probably forgetting a few. I remember complaining at the time that it was like they were throwing a bunch of stuff at the wall to see what would stick. It was like they were setting up most of the line to fail by putting out so much all at once. (I should note, that of the series I read, I thoroughly enjoyed them all, particularly Brian K. Vaugn’s Mystique.)

Throw a bunch of stuff at the wall. See what sticks.

It doesn’t work with everything. It didn’t seem to work particularly well for Marvel; most of the series were canceled pretty quickly. I don’t do that with the food my Bride makes for me. I think I might get kicked out of the house. I don’t do that in my ministry. I think it might cause some problems.

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